Guiding you through each step, this book takes you from initial assessment of a potential nuisance, through document drafting to the magistrates' court and beyond to the higher courts. Clear, readable and user friendly this book provides lucid explanation, practical guidance and the primary materials needed in court - all in one handy volume. Accessible to the layman, yet illuminating to the experienced practitioner, this title expresses a view on the issues not yet resolved by the courts.
Nature and Scope of Statutory Nuisance;
Duties and Powers of Local Authorities;
The Abatement Notice;
Challenging an Abatement Notice;
Criminal Proceedings under EPA 1990, section 80 for Breaches of the Requirements of an Abatement Notice;
Statutory Nuisance Proceedings Brought by an Individual;
Costs and Compensation;
Noise and Smell;
Other Powers Dealing with Problems Akin to Nuisance;
Other Environmental Regimes.